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Research Article

Correlates of and Barriers to the Utilization of Health Services for Delivery in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

Table 4

Percent citing each reason for not delivering at a health facility by country.

Reason for not delivering at a health facilityKenyaNigeriaTanzaniaIndiaPakistan

Cost too much13.89.66.622.138.6
Facility not open5.45.21.03.55.8
Too far/no transport45.123.533.712.26.6
Do not trust facility3.02.01.52.63.9
No female provider1.71.31.01.10.8
Husband/family did not allow1.64.61.95.07.2
Not necessary22.354.919.269.654.1
Not customary2.011.58.15.36.6
Abrupt delivery16.15.5
Other5.16.930.43.61.9

Mean number of reasons 1.161.201.031.251.31

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